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Shortsville in Ontario County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bee Sting Death

 
 
Bee Sting Death Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 29, 2012
1. Bee Sting Death Marker
Inscription. Second known in North America: on May 12, 1814 Timothy Ryan died within one hour from anaphylaxis to bee sting. U.S. 2000 est. 50 deaths/yr.
 
Erected by M. Badger: Eagle Scout Project.
 
Location. 42° 56.436′ N, 77° 13.74′ W. Marker is in Shortsville, New York, in Ontario County. Marker is on Canandaigua Street/Chapin Road (New York State Route 21) just south of Pine Tree Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shortsville NY 14548, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Granger Homestead (approx. 4.2 miles away); 200 Years of Peace and Friendship (approx. 4.5 miles away); The Last General Council of the United States (approx. 4.5 miles away); Historic Canandaigua Public Square (approx. 4.5 miles away); Hill Cumorah Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); City of Canandaigua (approx. 4.6 miles away); Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 (approx. 5 miles away); Peirce Pavillion 2 (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Regarding Bee Sting Death. I spent some time looking in the cemetery for Ryan's headstone. I found some Ryan family
Bee Sting Death Marker as seen facing south on 21 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 29, 2012
2. Bee Sting Death Marker as seen facing south on 21
stones, but not Timothy's.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Bee Sting Death Marker in situ image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 29, 2012
3. Bee Sting Death Marker in situ
Bee Sting Death Marker as seen facing north on 21 image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, September 29, 2012
4. Bee Sting Death Marker as seen facing north on 21
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 18, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 498 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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